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Family Farming for Food Security and Prosperity in the Mountains
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC), and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT) organized a day-long consultation and user engagement
This year’s devastating rains have brought challenges to flood-ravaged communities in Bangladesh, Nepal and northern India, particularly to sanitation. However, a flood-resilient toilet being tested in North-Western Bihar could make sanitation
Despite ecological and cultural significance, the future of transhumance herders seems uncertain due to demographic, socio-economic, institutional, and geo-political changes as well as unfavorable policies and climatic factors...
Rooftop rainwater harvesting system
MoU to facilitate national geospatial platform
The Rural Livelihoods and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalayas (Himalica) Initiative of ICIMOD in partnership with the Institute for International Development (IID) and in collaboration with the Ministry of Environmental Conservation and
ICIMOD: new look, new website
New economic opportunities: Women’s entrepreneurship in the HKH
HICAP work on ecosystem valuation presented at the Fifth World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists
More than a hundred local community members participated in a training workshop in late January to learn about management of invasive alien plant species to make bio-briquettes and bio-composting. Participants ranged from students from different
Water resources assessment and monitoring
Together with ICIMOD’s support and active contribution from the national partners, the State Government of Nagaland has promulgated and enforced the Nagaland Biological Diversity Rule 2012.
As ICIMOD joins the world community to celebrate the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples we remain conscious of and humbled by the rich diversity, cultural heritage, traditional knowledge, and innovation in art, science, and
The Establishment of a Regional Flood Information System in the Hindu Kush Himalayan Region (HKH-HYCOS) project promotes the timely exchange of flood data and information for the reduction of flood vulnerability within and among the participating
The spate of deadly disasters in the past 10 years stands testimony to the region’s vulnerability, especially that of isolated and often impoverished mountain communities.
International Day for Disaster Reduction
Many records indicate that the trend of rising temperatures is more significant in mountain regions than adjacent lowlands. Climate models also suggest that the future will bring greater temperature increase and more erratic precipitation.